Mountain View Archives

The Mountain View Archives includes over 14 meters of textual documents and over 2000 photographs.  Documents and photographs relate directly to Olds and area, or were personal documents/photographs of area residents.  The Archives are open to the public during regular Museum hours or by appointment, research services are also available.

For information regarding specific files, general information or to book an appointment
- please contact our Archivist

The Mountain View Archives offers assistance in research and research services, including substantive research and archives photograph duplication services.
The Archivist is on duty    -    Wed - Fri - 11am - 5pm

Donating Objects

Thank you for your interest in donating items to the Mountain View Museum.  The Museum acquires new items for its permanent collection through the generosity of individual donations and/or bequests. In assessing potential donations, the Museum considers whether the items meet the following criteria: 
-are relevant to the Museums mission;
-complement or strengthen existing collections;
-and can be given proper care.

Acquired collections are used to support the Museums research activities, educational programs, and exhibitions. 

If you are interested in donating collections to the Museum, please contact our staff before you bring your items to the Museum. Please do not drop off or mail items without first contacting the Museum, we want to make sure that your potential gift is properly identified and cared for.

Reference Books 

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A History of Olds and Area
Olds History Committee, 1980


Link will take you to:
"UofC Digital Collections" website

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See Olds First
A History of Olds & District
Olds Old Timers Association, 1968


Link will take you to:
"UofC Digital Collections" website